Lafayette Police have arrested one woman for her involvement in a stabbing incident in the Freetown area.

Police spokesman Corporal Karl Ratcliff said 36-year-old Verna Perrio was identified as the suspect after officers located the victim at a local hospital Thursday morning.

The incident occurred in the 900 block of East Vermilion Street.

The 35-year-old female victim was being treated for a stab wound to the upper body, Ratcliff said.

Perrio was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for aggravated second-degree battery.

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